On Fri 2000-09-08 (11:12), Don Lewis wrote:
> On Sep 9, 12:05am, Matthew Thyer wrote:
> } Subject: Re: /usr/local/etc/rc.d and /etc/rc.d
> } Neil Blakey-Milner wrote:
> } > I'd prefer a dependency based system.  (cf. Eivind Eklund's newrc, at
> } > http://people.FreeBSD.org/~eivind/newrc.tar.gz)
> How does this compare with what NetBSD implemented?
> } I haven't looked at this yet but off the top of my head, a dependency
> } based system sounds overly complicated (consider ports authors) and
> } unecessarily different from other systems.
> NetBSD switched to a dependency based system a while back.  Judging by
> the traffic on their mail lists, it was somewhat controversial ...

Eivind's system is almost exactly the same.  I wonder if they used it as
a base.

(they also seem to use etc/default from March this year)

Neil Blakey-Milner
Sunesi Clinical Systems

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